NOVEMBER-2019 FLAT ROCK/TOLEDO SPEEDWAY BULLETIN (11-25-19)

NOVEMBER-2019 FLAT ROCK/TOLEDO SPEEDWAY BULLETIN (11-25-19)

This is the first of our monthly winter bulletins.  Schedules are moving along, should be ready around the holidays.  The winter office for both tracks is at the Toledo Speedway Automotive Building on the east end of the...
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Remembering Vern Okopski, Sr.

Remembering Vern Okopski, Sr.

Vern Okopski Sr., who drove his familiar #101 in the ARCA Figure-8 division at Flat Rock Speedway in the 1970s and 1980s, passed away Nov. 7, 2019 at the age of 75 at his home in Clayton Michigan surrounded by his family....
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FLAT ROCK, TOLEDO SPEEDWAY CHAMPIONS HONORED

FLAT ROCK, TOLEDO SPEEDWAY CHAMPIONS HONORED

Southgate, MI—November 1, 2019:   Race teams, officials, family and friends gathered Friday evening at the Crystal Gardens Banquet Center in Southgate, MI for the annual Flat Rock and Toledo Speedways Awards Banquet.  Each of...
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2020 ARCA FLAT ROCK-TOLEDO SPEEDWAY RULE CHANGES  (as of 10-28-19)

2020 ARCA FLAT ROCK-TOLEDO SPEEDWAY RULE CHANGES (as of 10-28-19)

**ALL DIVISIONS:  POINT OF EMPHASIS:  DECIBEL LIMIT IS 97 DB….quiet your cars down!  Your family members and friends, and our fans, are up in the stands..think about that.  ARCA ENDURO/FACTORY STOCKS WEIGHT: Cars with V8...
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Remembering "Bad Jess" Austin

Remembering "Bad Jess" Austin

“Bad” Jess Austin, who drove his familiar #36 in the ARCA Late Model division at Flat Rock Speedway in the 1960s and 1970s, passed away Oct. 5 2019 at the age of 84 after a long illness which moved him from his home into...
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FLAT ROCK, TOLEDO BANQUET TICKET DEADLINE JUST 19 DAYS AWAY!

FLAT ROCK, TOLEDO BANQUET TICKET DEADLINE JUST 19 DAYS AWAY!

Next up on the calendar is the annual Flat Rock/Toledo Speedway awards banquet.  The date is Friday, November 1 at the Crystal Gardens in Southgate, MI.  The deadline for tickets is Monday, October 21.  You may download the...
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THANK YOU!  BANQUET, NON-RACING EVENTS TO END FLAT ROCK, TOLEDO YEAR

THANK YOU! BANQUET, NON-RACING EVENTS TO END FLAT ROCK, TOLEDO YEAR

With the racing season now complete at both Flat Rock and Toledo Speedways for 2019, track management would like to say THANK YOU to our fans, sponsors, race teams and officials for their support! Next up on the calendar is...
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WE WILL NEVER FORGET....
CASE GRABS FLAT ROCK ENDURO CROWN

CASE GRABS FLAT ROCK ENDURO CROWN

Flat Rock, MI—September 7, 2019: Ed Case captured the 2019 Vault Antiques and Treasures Enduro title Saturday night at Flat Rock Speedway as the track closed out its racing schedule for the season.   The title is Ed’s first...
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ENDURO CROWN TO BE DECIDED AT FLAT ROCK SATURDAY!

ENDURO CROWN TO BE DECIDED AT FLAT ROCK SATURDAY!

Flat Rock, MI--Saturday, September 7 is the final race of the season at Flat Rock Speedway. The Vault Antiques and Treasures Enduro Series will decide their 2019 championship in the 250 lap race. The ARCA DTS Drive Train...
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BUSES AND MORE ENTERTAIN SOLD-OUT FLAT ROCK CROWD

BUSES AND MORE ENTERTAIN SOLD-OUT FLAT ROCK CROWD

Flat Rock, MI—August 31, 2019: Perfect weather conditions Saturday night greeted a sold-out crowd that jammed Flat Rock Speedway for the Dani’s Transport School Bus Figure 8 races. Kyle Worley out-lasted his competition to...
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FLAT ROCK SCHOOL BUS RACE TICKET UPDATE

FLAT ROCK SCHOOL BUS RACE TICKET UPDATE

A standing-room only to sold-out crowd is expected for Saturday’s Dani’s Transport School Bus Figure 8 race at Flat Rock Speedway. The ticket pre-sale has been solid; the reserved seating is gone. There are approximately 1500...
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FLAT ROCK CHAMPIONS CROWNED

FLAT ROCK CHAMPIONS CROWNED

Flat Rock, MI:-8-24-19: Frank Jiovani, Greg Studt, Ian Jezylo and Dennis Whisman Jr. captured the 2019 Flat Rock Speedway track championships Saturday night. Jiovani’s second place run gave him his first Flat Rock Late Model...
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TRACKSIDE TIDBITS

TRACKSIDE TIDBITS

Craig Everage: “Coming off of the 150, finishing second to (Brian) Bergakker, we never touched it. We put it on jack stands and waxed it, put new tires on it and let it go for the feature. I was hoping for a bigger inversion...
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HARRIS MECHANICAL SEASON CHAMPIONSHIPS SATURDAY AT FLAT ROCK

HARRIS MECHANICAL SEASON CHAMPIONSHIPS SATURDAY AT FLAT ROCK

Flat Rock, MI: One of the most exciting point races in recent memory will be decided Saturday night at Flat Rock Speedway as the Harris Mechanical Season Championships take place.   There are 4 track titles that are up for...
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EVERAGE, SELMI, DUFFIN, STUDT FLAT ROCK WINNERS; CHAMPIONSHIP NIGHT NEXT!

EVERAGE, SELMI, DUFFIN, STUDT FLAT ROCK WINNERS; CHAMPIONSHIP NIGHT NEXT!

EVERAGE, SELMI, DUFFIN, STUDT FLAT ROCK WINNERS; CHAMPIONSHIP NIGHT NEXT! Flat Rock, MI—August 17, 2019: A very warm and humid evening greeted fans and teams for Flat Rock Speedway’s Saturday night race card.   Craig Everage...
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THRILLING ACTION HIGHLIGHTS FLAT ROCK FRIDAY NIGHT SPECIAL

THRILLING ACTION HIGHLIGHTS FLAT ROCK FRIDAY NIGHT SPECIAL

Flat Rock, MI-August 9, 2019: A perfect evening of weather greeted fans for the Friday night special at Flat Rock Speedway. The UAW Local 3000 Night saw 3 divisions in action, with Nick Shanks, Wilburn Parks, Jeremy...
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TRACKSIDE TIDBITS

TRACKSIDE TIDBITS

Trackside Tidbits, by Debi Domby  Since my last Trackside Tidbit article there’s been a theme going on with five first time winners (four feature and a heat winner). Congrats!!!! Greg Stilwell Jr. won his first feature...
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DATE FLIP WEEKEND IS HERE FOR FLAT ROCK, TOLEDO!

DATE FLIP WEEKEND IS HERE FOR FLAT ROCK, TOLEDO!

It’s a one-time only deal for the season and it’s this weekend! Flat Rock and Toledo Speedways will flip race nights, with Flat Rock action Friday, August 9 and Toledo’s Saturday night special August 10 as the Glass City oval...
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STUDT GRABS CORRIGAN RACE FUELS 100 AT FLAT ROCK

STUDT GRABS CORRIGAN RACE FUELS 100 AT FLAT ROCK

STUDT GRABS CORRIGAN RACE FUELS 100 AT FLAT ROCK Flat Rock, MI—August 3, 2019: Current point leader Greg Studt withheld the challenge of Jim Froling as he picked up the victory in the Corrigan Race Fuels 100 for the ARCA DTS...
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